North American Diving Dogs (NADD) and MLBaer Photography are pleased to announce that Mark Baer and his team have been selected to provide professional photography services at the 2022 NADD/AKC National Championships in Springfield, Missouri.


Dock diving is one of the fastest growing sports for dogs, and NADD is the premiere organization managing licensed competitive events throughout the year. Mark and his team, will be there beginning on October 26th, right through to the Championship Finals on October 29th, and available for custom assignments. 


“It’s a real honor to be selected by NADD for this once-a-year event,” Mark says. “Dock diving events in this venue presents some unique technical challenges, and Connie and I are looking forward to putting our skills and equipment to work to achieve optimal results.”


Many dog enthusiasts will already be familiar with Mark through his work at other dock diving and lure coursing events, as well as his pet catalog photography. In addition, Mark’s photos have been published in Sports Illustrated, Men’s Health, USA Today, the Boston Globe, and the Washington Post, among other publications. 


“A perfect photograph of a diving dog is one that allows the dog’s performance, achievement, athleticism and personality to come shining through,” Mark says. “I know the competition is going to be great this year and I’m thrilled to be a part of it.”


You can learn more about NADD and the 2022 National Championships at You can see Mark’s work, including samples from his portfolio of dog photography, at Like MLBaer Photography and the NADD Fan Page and on Facebook, and you’ll be the first to know about preorder specials and other offers. See you in Springfield!


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